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English Grammar

Place prepositions


Place prepositions are used to clarify a specific place. Place prepositions are used with all nouns. The preposition usually comes before the noun or the pronoun. The preposition never comes before a verb.

Common Place Prepositions:

  • Aboard - She is aboard the boat.
  • Above - The picture is above the sofa.
  • Across - My house is across the street.
  • Against - The desk is against the wall.
  • Around - My house is around the block.
  • At - Is your house at the end of the street.
  • At The Back Of - We are going to sit at the back of the theater.
  • At The Bottom Of - The coins are at the bottom of the lake.
  • At The Top Of - The books are at the top of the shelves.
  • Between - We sit between the two boys.
  • Behind - The girls sit behind the two boys.
  • Below - The desk is below the window
  • By - The books are by the door.
  • In - I live in the big green and white house.
  • Inside - I live inside the big green house.
  • On The Corner Of - We live on the corner of 3rd avenue
  • In The Middle Of - We live in the middle of the street.
  • Near - I don't live near the supermarket.
  • Next To - I live next to my best friend.
  • To The Left Of - The blue box is to the left of the green box.
  • To The Right Of - The orange box is to the right of the yellow box.
  • On - The sun heater is on the top of the building.
  • On The Side Of - There is a big sign on the side of the house.
  • On Top Of - There is a man on the top of the roof.
  • On The Other Side Of - Do you see what is going on over there on the other side of the roof?
  • Opposite - The post office is on the opposite side of the street.
  • Outside - The car is outside the garage.
  • Under - The blanket is under the bed in a box..
  • Underneath - The pen is underneath the box.

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